Sep 7, 2012 4:30am PDT
nomination for president of the united states. [ cheering and applause [ >> reporter: president obama said he wants to restore the values that built america. >> the president: the largest middle class and strongest economy the world has ever known. >> reporter: and characterized the republican plan as the same prescription they've had for 30 years. >> the president: feel a cold coming on, take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations and call us in the morning. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: he cautioned some in his party not to depend on government to solve every problem and lit into republicans for believing government is the problem. >> the president: any more than our welfare recipients or corporations, or unions or immigrants, or gays or any other group we are told to blame for our troubles. >> reporter: on foreign policy he listed his successes including the death of bin laden and jocked about mitt romney's lack of experience. >> the president: you might not be ready for diplomacy with bayning -- with beijing if you can visit the olympics without insulting our closest ally. >> r
Sep 13, 2012 4:30am PDT
by a movie made by a california filmmaker. security is being beefed up at united states missions around the world. >> reporter: right now u.s. officials say the pentagon is moving two warships to the libyan coast they carry tomahawk missiles but do not have a specific mission but they give commanders flexibility to respond to any mission ordered by the president. also right now, new video in yemen, protesters have stormed the entrance of the united states embassy there and have burned an american flag. they have made it past the outer security wall inside to the main gate you see there. at this point it does not appear they've breached the embassy building. it was a violent protest in libya that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens. last night the fraternity at uc berkeley of which he was a member held a candlelight vigil in his honor. we were able to talk with stevens' stepfather by phone. >> there's no one in the english-speaking world that is more sympathetic to the arab cause and the arab culture than chris. tragic irony that some crazy fringe element of that culture should murder h
Sep 10, 2012 4:30am PDT
the united states today, almost fall-like seattle and portland, 60s there, also boston, 70s new york, d.c., chicago great falls, 80s and 90s elsewhere don't see triple digits anywhere today. if you are flying we have flight arrival delays into newark otherwise check out major airports across the lower 48 all in green which means they are on time. the lack of low clouds so far means we may get by without having delays at sfo. we'll keep an eye on it. flight tracker abc7news.com at the bottom. >>> tomorrow is the 11th anniversary of the september 11th, attacks this morning abc news has obtained a bulletin that warns of a lone wolf attack where one person is the attacker. they are not on high alert. within example was may have 2010 when a man tried to blow up a car parked in times square. authorities say these types of taxes are harder to threat. -- types of attacks are harder to track. >>> federal recognition of a link between cancer and 9/11 rescuers at ground zero could come today. announcement expected final step in the process of getting cancers covered by the 9/11 compensation fund.